ITMA, the fair par excellence in textile machinery, clothing and raw materials will be held from June 20 to 26 in the Gran Vía of Fira in Barcelona.
The event, held every four years since 1951, is the world leader in textile and clothing technology and is a benchmark for all members of the industry’s value chain. This year marks the 18th edition and will have a gross area of 200,000 square meters in which the 1,600 exhibitors from 46 countries will be distributed.
AMSlab, a laboratory located in Lugo that has positioned itself as one of the market leaders in the quality control sector, will be present for the first time at this fair with the aim of publicizing its services to the broad public that is expected to attend the event, about 120,000 visitors from 147 countries, according to the data provided by the ITMA.
AMSlab offers fashion companies analytical services for the characterization of their products, quality control and certification according to international norms and standards throughout the entire supply chain, from the raw material to the final product.
For this, it has three laboratories: of chemical test for the detection and quantification of harmful or regulated substances; of physical test to determine the quality and safety of a product; and R&D to develop research projects.
In addition, it has a highly qualified professional team with infrastructures that include cutting-edge technology.
Attendees interested in visiting or knowing this company can do so at booth number B210, which will be located in the Under Linkway (UL) hall.
For its part, ITMA 2019 will have a series of events to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and collaboration between members of the textile and clothing industry worldwide. Topics such as industry 4.0, automation or sustainable innovation will be present throughout the event.
The biotechnology company also highlights in this last point through research projects related to sustainability in the textile sector, such as QC4SUSTEX, which is in the development phase and which will ensure effective environmental control in manufacturing processes.
The detection of transgenic material in cotton or the verification of the absence of products of animal origin in clothing, footwear and accessories under the vegan standard are some of the methods developed by this laboratory.
In constant growth and with a broad portfolio of accredited physical and chemical tests, AMSlab has become, through AMSfashion – its specialized line in the sector – the trusted partner of large companies and SMEs in the textile industry.
This action is subsidised by the IGAPE Galicia Exporta Empresas Program, through the European Regional Development Fund.